King County Prosecutor http://kuow.org en Investigated For Tampering, Rape Suspect’s Wife Hired As Magistrate http://kuow.org/post/investigated-tampering-rape-suspect-s-wife-hired-magistrate <p></p><p>A recently released report commissioned by the Seattle City Attorney’s office has found that one of its supervising prosecutors may have violated criminal law and professional rules for attorneys.</p><p>Three months after resigning, that prosecutor, Jennifer Grant, got a temporary job with Seattle Municipal Court as a magistrate. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:13:47 +0000 Phyllis Fletcher 26694 at http://kuow.org Investigated For Tampering, Rape Suspect’s Wife Hired As Magistrate State Supreme Court Sends Death Penalty Case Back To King County Court http://kuow.org/post/state-supreme-court-sends-death-penalty-case-back-king-county-court <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A <a href="http://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/pdf/884102.pdf">unanimous opinion</a> from the Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a death penalty case in the so-called Christmas Eve murders can proceed. The ruling finds that King County prosecutors handled the case correctly.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 04:21:39 +0000 Amy Radil 19827 at http://kuow.org State Supreme Court Sends Death Penalty Case Back To King County Court King County Wants Derailed Death Penalty Case Back On Track http://kuow.org/post/king-county-wants-derailed-death-penalty-case-back-track <p>The <a href="http://www.tvw.org/index.php?option=com_tvwplayer&amp;eventID=2013050009C">Washington Supreme Court has heard oral arguments</a> in the case of the Christmas Eve murders of six people in Carnation in 2007.</p><p>The central issue in this case is when prosecutors should consider the strength of the evidence against defendants in a capital murder case. The parties differed on whether evidence should be a consideration in deciding to seek the death penalty.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 04:45:10 +0000 Amy Radil 12825 at http://kuow.org King County Wants Derailed Death Penalty Case Back On Track